Country Director

at Chemonics
Published June 12, 2022
Location Jakarta, Indonesia
Category Administration  
Job Type Full Time  

Description

 

Chemonics seeks a country director for the USAID Global Health Supply Chain Program-Procurement and Supply Management (GHSC-PSM) project in Indonesia. GHSC-PSM is the primary vehicle through which USAID 1) procures and provides health commodities, 2) provides technical assistance to improve partner country management of the health supply chain, and 3) collaborates with key international stakeholders to support global health initiatives. In Indonesia, GHSC-PSM operates under the U.S. President’s Emergency Plan for AIDS Relief (PEPFAR) funded task order to conduct HIV and tuberculosis supply chain strengthening activities that support Indonesia to develop patient-centered, efficient, and resilient supply chains. The Country Director will provide overall strategic direction and leadership for the GHSC-PSM project in Indonesia. The Country Director will manage the development of technical strategies and work plans; monitor programmatic, financial and administrative performance; supervise the administration of standard project operating and financial procedures; manage short and long-term technical assistance; and maintain effective communication with USAID, the Chemonics Washington office, key public and private partners in Indonesia, and other donors and cooperating agencies. This position will be based in Jakarta, Indonesia. This long-term position will require occasional local, regional, and international travel. We are looking for individuals who have a passion for making a difference in the lives of people around the world.

 

Responsibilities include:

 

Maintain strong and positive working relationships with clients and partners including USAID and local government stakeholders

Develop and implement annual work plans and budgets that reflect the priorities of USAID, the Ministry of Health, and other key stakeholders

Ensure the use of appropriate management methodologies to plan, organize, and control resources to achieve project goals

Develop, implement, and review appropriate staffing, technical assistance, and procurement plans that lead to the effective implementation of the project’s strategy and work plan

Assess risks quarterly and implement risk management/mitigation strategies for procurement and logistics services

Strategically identify capacity gaps and arrange for appropriate training of project staff

Manage office operations in adherence with policies and procedures in project management, including HR management, procurement, finance, and administration

Develop, update, and implement performance monitoring plan that encompasses commodity security and logistics management indicators and includes project-wide performance measures

Oversee regular data collection and reporting and lead quarterly reviews of performance analysis to identify issues and drive evidence-based interventions

Coordinate with relevant stakeholders to build the capacity and capability of national systems

Report results to USAID, the Ministry of Health, other donors, and the home office; ensure timely submission of all deliverables

Maintain knowledge and understanding of all office rules and procedures set forth in the field office policy manual and other Chemonics standard operating procedures

Qualifications:

 

Advanced degree in medicine, public health, supply chain, logistics, project management, or a related field, or a bachelor’s degree in the same fields plus an additional five years of work experience beyond the required ten years below

Minimum eight years of experience in public health program management, laboratory system management, pharmaceuticals and medical supplies, and/or supply chain systems management

Minimum five years of experience working with USAID required; PEPFAR and tuberculosis program experience strongly preferred

Demonstrated ability to implement complex USAID public health projects in a developing country, experience working with USAID GHSC-PSM preferred

Ability to create efficiencies and lead operational transformation in large complex public health programs, preferably with experience in medical procurement, logistics, or supply chain management

Skilled in leading and managing high-performing teams; ability to build capacity of team members and local government counterparts

Proven ability to collaborate with host-country officials, donors, and other key stakeholders

Excellent interpersonal, written, and oral communications skills; proven diplomatic and public relations skills

Demonstrated leadership, versatility, and integrity

Fluency in English required; proficiency in written and spoken Bahasa Indonesia preferred

 

Interested candidates can send their CV

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